Designer Ingrid Starnes shares the accoutrements and creature comforts that are keeping her inspired this season
Ingrid Starnes shares her must-haves and lust-haves
“I love 1970s furniture and am currently looking for an amazing cane and wooden sofa with dark gherkin-coloured cushions. I saw one in a vintage store on a recent trip to London and fell in love! “
My partner Simon and I live in a Vetyver Bergamot haze at home, as we have just released an eau de parfum and 4kg candle. For skincare, I always have our hand cream nearby, and I’m a big fan of Nars Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl.
Clockwise from left: Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl, $46, from Mecca Cosmetica.
Ingrid Starnes Hand Cream, $49. Ingrid Starnes Vetyver Bergamot Eau de Parfum,
$210. Ingrid Starnes Deluxe
4kg candle, $1000.
We visited Tokyo last year and it is the most magical place, so evolved and everyone has such dedication to style - it’s very
I can’t wait to wear our Lady Slipper full-length dress
Ingrid Starnes Lady Slipper dress, $699.
Erica van Zon is a current favourite artist. We also love the Kirstin Carlin pieces we have, and Andrew Barber’s new largescale floor works look pretty exciting.
Wild Cherry Tree in the Courtyard by Erica van Zon, $1500, courtesy of Melanie Roger Gallery.
When it comes to wine, Rod McDonald syrah is an absolute favourite.
Rod McDonald Trademark Syrah 2013, $74.99.
I’m loving neutral Japanese ceramics.
Hasami Porcelain mug, $35, from Coffee Supreme.
I adore 08. Jewellery and have a beautiful
collection of the brand’s rings. This one is next on my wish list.
08. Jewellery Series 4 Ring 3.2, $365.